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Sharing the Christmas spirit in the community

With the holiday season comes the renowned Christmas spirit – the feeling that we should act better to our fellow man – and several organizations exist that help tune us into that Christmas spirit. The Salvation Army is the first organization to come to mind with their Christmas kettles.

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ACOV delays policy changes

The Adams County Ohio Valley School District Board of Education held a regular board meeting at the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center on Thursday, Dec. 4. The proposed changes to the community use of school facilities policy was on the evening’s agenda for a vote. As was discussed in the Wednesday, Nov. 26, edition of The People’s Defender , a proposed change to district policy will allow community groups focused on students, such as 4-H and knothole baseball, to use school buildings for free, as long as no fundraising takes place.

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County mourns Gustin’s death

Black ribbons joined garland and wreaths on the front of the Adams County Courthouse Monday, Dec. 8, to mourn the passing of former Adams County Commissioner Starley Gustin on Sunday, Dec. 7, the same day as his 95th birthday. Black ribbons joined garland and wreaths on the front of the Adams County Courthouse Monday, Dec. 8, to mourn the passing of former Adams County Commissioner Starley Gustin on Sunday, Dec. 7, the same day as his 95th birthday.

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Wanted felon captured after police pursuit

A police pursuit originating in Adams County with an allegedly stolen vehicle ended within the borders of Highland County on Wednesday morning with the apprehension of a wanted man. According to scanner traffic and law enforcement, Quentin L. Havens, 35, of Beaver, was apprehended following the vehicle pursuit with police that started in Adams County and touched Pike and Highland counties, too.

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Senior news

It’s December, time to really let all that Holiday spirit kick into gear. The Adams County Senior Citizens Office has a Toys for Tots drop off box from the Marine Corps Reserve located in the lobby.

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The ultimate sacrifice

While out Christmas shopping, listening to carols, or enjoying a Christmas movie, take a moment to remember Sunday, Dec. 7. Seventy-three years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared it “a date which would live in infamy,” as the day of the Pearl Harbor attacks. On the morning of Sunday, Dec. 7, 1941, Japanese bombers launched a surprise attack on the Pacific fleet, damaging all eight battleships and sinking three cruisers, three destroyers, one minelayer, and an anti-aircraft training ship.

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Tree lighting draws crowd

The Manchester, Peebles, and West Union Lions Clubs held a county-wide tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse square on Saturday, Nov. 29. The Manchester, Peebles, and West Union Lions Clubs held a county-wide tree lighting ceremony at the courthouse square on Saturday, Nov. 29. The Adams County Lions Clubs held their fourth annual tree lighting ceremony on the Adams County Courthouse lawn to usher in the Christmas season on Saturday, Nov. 29. Adams County Commissioner Paul Worley served as the guest of honor and urged the crowd to count down with him as he lit the tree at approximately 8 p.m. Santa Claus also made an appearance, riding in a fire truck in the parade at the beginning of the ceremony and greeting the crowd from the stage at the end before taking a seat in the sleigh in front of the tree for photos with children.

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Work slated for SR 770

Although the 2014 construction season is coming to a close, a project is slated to begin in Adams County as contractors for the Ohio Department of Transportation will impart lane restrictions next week on state Route 770. On Monday, Dec. 1, crews from the Alan Stone Company will reduce S.R. 770 to one, 11-foot lane at the 2.01-mile marker for a slide repair project.

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Adams County grand jury hands down indictments

A grand jury issues an indictment after reviewing the evidence presented and finds that there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed. Those indicted are still innocent until found guilty by a jury of their peers in a court of law.

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Three arrested in drug bust

The Manchester Police Department received information concerning a possible drug deal on Thursday, Nov. 20. The suspects were on their way to Adams County to sell heroin, and, with the forewarning, Chief Jeff Bowling and Officer Jason Mallott of the Manchester Police Department and Sergeant Matt Windle of the Seaman Police Department worked with a confidential informant to set-up a controlled buy. The suspects demanded that the exchange take place at the Manchester First Stop.

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